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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29


HR2582 is a giant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2582 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2582 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2582:

HR2582 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2582

HR2582 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2582 are provided in the following table:

06h 54m 58s
-02° 48’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2582 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2582 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2582.

Visibility of HR2582 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2582 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.8°
Max altitude: 35.7°
Azimuth: 267.2°
HR2582 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2582

The image below is a photograph of HR2582 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2582 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2582 star
DSS2 image of HR2582. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2582 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2582 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2582 is distant 1,258.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

386.10 pc
1,258.69 ly
20 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2582

HR2582 belongs to spectral class G6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2582 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2582. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2582